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Take Action: New Reg. allows legal protection for untested vaccines in pregnant women
Safety and efficacy unknown in pregnant women and their babies

     The Federal government is pushing through a new regulation that would give complete legal liability protection to vaccines makers, and the physicians who administer them, for vaccines given to pregnant women, even though vaccines are not evaluated for efficacy or safety in pregnant women or their babies. This regulation would close a current loophole in the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act and open-up a whole new market for the vaccine industry. The regulation would allow the CDC to confer liability protection upon issuing a recommendation that pregnant women get a vaccine. This regulation will allow all children in the womb to be used as subjects for what amounts to medical experiments. We are now at the point where we will not require even the most minimal safety measures to protect children in the womb. 

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       All federal regulations have a public comment period so please click on the Take Action Link to send a message to the Department of Health and Human Services, your members of Congress, and the White House demanding the rejection of this reckless regulation.

     Currently, flu shots and the diptheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT) are recommended for pregnant women by the CDC, even though they exist in a legal gray area this regulation is intended to resolve. The package inserts required and approved by the FDA of all flu shots and DPT shots clearly state that the safety and efficacy of the product on pregnant women is not known.

     “Safety and effectiveness of Adacel vaccine have not been established in pregnant women. (8.1)” according to the package insert for Sanofi’s Adacel DPT shot, currently recommended for pregnant women. See it here: https://www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vacci...

     Similarly, the package insert for Fluzone, the most commonly used flu shot in the US, states, “Safety and effectiveness of Fluzone Quadrivalent have not been established in pregnant women or children less than 6 months of age.” See it here: https://www.fda.gov/downloads/biologicsbloodvaccines/vacci...

     One study, however, found a significant correlation between autism in children (20% increase) and their mother getting a flu shot in the first trimester of pregnancy. The vaccine industry chose to disregard this alarming finding by claiming the rate was not statistically significant when spread over all three trimesters. Interestingly, DPT shots are not recommended in the first trimester. So much for the precautionary principle.


     This regulation represents a new level of cynicism by the vaccine industry. They want to use their products in a vulnerable population even though they don’t know if the product is either safe or effective, yet they demand complete legal immunity for their actions. And they want to do this to people when they are at their the most fragile phase of life: in utero.

      The public comment period is open through October 1, and you can see the proposed regulation (83 FR14391) here: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2018-04-04/pdf/2018-06770...

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